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“Bridge and Connect: First Annual Maine Human Rights Summit”

at August Civic Center, December 10
“Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.

Faith groups exploring solar power possibility

The effort is being led by the Episcopal Diocese of Maine, but is open to all faith groups.

Maine Council of Churches and friends are featured in an article in this month’s “Journey” magazine, “Faith and Action: Clergy As Allies,” pp. 22-23, about the faith community’s response to substance use disorder and the overdose crisis.

“WE MUST DO MORE”

The Board of Directors of the Maine Council of Churches, led by President Bonny Rodden who carried a sign bearing the Council’s emblem, a rainbow flag and the words “Dignity for All,” walked alongside Bishop Thomas Brown, John Hennessy and others carrying the banner for the Episcopal Diocese of Maine.

Maine Voices: As stewards of God’s creation, we must protect America’s public lands

The Land and Water Conservation Fund – which uses no taxpayer dollars – should receive a full and permanent federal appropriation.
By Jane Field Special to the Press Herald, October 5, 2019

Voters, politicians and religious leaders should all recognize and respond when political rhetoric goes too far.

Maine Voices: Let’s all push for an end to the hate-spewing that fuels gun violence

On Wednesday, July 30, the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, the Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean of the Washington National Cathedral, and the Rev. Canon Kelly Brown Douglas, Canon Theologian of Washington National Cathedral, published an open letter to President Trump and to the American people entitled “Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump.”

MCC President Bonny Rodden with Episcopal Bishop Stephen Lane and Bishop-Elect Thomas Brown at Portland’s Pride Parade. This marks the first year MCC has marched!

Red flag laws can help to reduce suicide

from the Bangor Daily News
April 30, 2019
By Jane Field, Opinion guest column

MCC joins our voice with others in Maine condemning the white supremacist terrorist attack against our Muslim siblings in New Zealand

CONDEMNING ISLAMAPHOBIC KILLINGS IN NEW ZEALAND